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Moniza Alvi's Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan

- Moniza Alvi's Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan Moniza Alvi was born in Lahore, in Pakistan, the daughter of a Pakistani father and an English mother. She moved to Hatfield in England when she was a few months old. She didn't revisit Pakistan until after the publication of her first book of poems, The Country over my Shoulder, from which this poem comes. The poet says: 'Presents from My Aunts... was one of the first poems I wrote - when I wrote this poem I hadn't actually been back to Pakistan....   [tags: English Literature Alvi Pakistan Presents Essays]

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The Ways in Which Culture and Identity are Presented in Search for My Tongue and Presents From my Aunts in Pakistan

- The Ways in Which Culture and Identity are Presented in Search for My Tongue and Presents From my Aunts in Pakistan In this essay I aim to discuss the ways in which culture and identity are presented in 'search for my tongue' and 'presents from my aunts in Pakistan' The first poem, 'search for my tongue' is written by a woman called Sujata Bhatt who was born in nineteen fifty six, in Ahmedabad, India. She emigrated to the United States of America in nineteen sixty eight. She is a very successful poet and translator of Gujarati and English and if that was not enough she is now living in Germany....   [tags: Presents From my Aunts in Pakistan]

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Educational Issues That The Student Presents

- ... He struggles with spatial ordering. Because of his poor use of lines on the paper and uneven letter spacing, Antonio usually uses several sheets of paper to write an assignment that typical peers his age are able to write on one page. Student Strengths: Enjoys Social Studies, creating oral presentations, and working with the peer group. Prior interventions and effectiveness of the intervention: unknown Research Based Instructional Strategies Differentiated Instruction I believe this student would benefit from Differentiated Instruction....   [tags: Educational psychology, Education, Pedagogy]

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Premature Infants Presents Multiple Abnormalities

- ... A major responsible factor in the development of ROP has been linked with oxygen therapy. Oxygen has been uses in newborns that did not breath spontaneously and post care neonatal since 1950’s. However, it was quickly connected to in the development of ROP. During resuscitation at birth, the use of oxygen is fundamental to the survival of a non-breathing infant. However, studies reported that the duration of oxygen should be monitored, because of the connection of free radicals of oxygen. Large amounts of radicals can damage lead to cell damage and disrupt homeostasis; they are capable of destroying important molecules such as DNA, protein carbohydrates, and lipids....   [tags: Infant, Pediatrics, Retina, Childbirth]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Tween Girls

- Christmas is coming and it is coming up fast. People are starting to get presents and are already setting up plans. You want to get started a tad bit early on your Christmas shopping too, but the only issue is....you don't know what present you should get a tween girl, but no worries, the present helper is here. When a girl is a tween they typically start getting into all the girly stuff. Tween girls start using nail polish, start wanting more expensive clothes, brand name shoes, and the latest electronics so they could brag to their friends at school....   [tags: possible Christmas presents ]

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A Short Story: Christmas Eve

- Christmas Eve The family was huddled around the kitchen table, elbows pressed firmly against the varnished surface, supporting heads both weary and dejected from the events of the day. Nothing had changed, Christmas was Christmas. Yet the cheer, the jolly, jovial nature of the whole celebration seemed to have been watered down through years of disappointment and gloom, finally distilled into a tasteless, humourless gathering of bodies. We waited as our grandmother prepared the famously dull and flavourless Turkey which, though bulbous and inviting on the surface, held none of our knowing tongues in suspense....   [tags: fear, armageddon, presents, family]

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Why I Love Christmas

- I love Christmas. I think it is the most wonderful day of the year.When my calander mark December 26 butterflies flutter around my stomach and I feel like a kid in the candy store . I love this day so much because I eat delicious food, see my family, and receive presents. my morning starts with a long stretch and yawn followed by a witf of Christmas dinner aroma. I can smell the stuffed and seasoned turkey as well as the cheesy mac and cheese baking in the oven. I can also smell the sugar and cinnamon smothered yams along with the smoked ham hocks mixed together with the black eye peas....   [tags: family, food, presents]

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The Ways Webster Presents the Duchess

- Critical opinion about the ways Webster presents the Duchess is divided. Some critics blame her for being irresponsible, bold and too passionate. Others praise her for her courage in fighting against tyrannical authority. Consider these two opinions in the light of your study of the play. What do you think of Webster's Duchess. In good pieces of literature such as Webster's Duchess of Malfi, an intriguing and captivating character should always have two sides, and with such a complex character critical opinion will always be divided....   [tags: English Literature]

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Analysis Of The Script Artful Pretenders Presents As A Dramatic, Thriller

- ... The visions never create enough compelling tension. The idea is good, but it feels inserted vs. fluidly part of the storyline. Her visions actually tend to lesson the tension vs. elevate it. It might work more effectively if she just had one vision and if this vision either involved her killing someone (but there’s a twist later) or a vision of someone (not seen) coming after Odette. The visions should increase in intensity, building suspense and anticipation. They really should be a source of great inner conflict and struggle for Odette, but one never feels that it causes her emotional stress....   [tags: Character, Protagonist, Antagonist, Plot]

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How Steinbeck Presents and Develops Power in ‘Of Mice And Men’

- The theme of power in prevalent in John Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice And Men’ and is presented and developed in many different ways. Power is first established in the title, which introduces the recurring wrath of fate implying that men, like beast, are helplessly fated to live a disempowered and isolated life. Some however seek comfort in their powerful dreams, and companionship in their romanticised fraternal bonds, most notably that of Lennie and George, whose unconditional love for another leaves the reader with questions regarding their own morality....   [tags: title, foreshadowing, bonds, plot]

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Language Forces Us On The World As Man Presents It Us

- ... It essentially causes people to perceive the world contrastively. Boroditsky article says, “ languages also shape how we understand causality. For example, English likes to describe events in terms of agents doing things. English speakers like to say things like “John broke the vase” even for accidents. Speakers of Spanish or Japanese would be more likely to say “ the vase broke itself.” (471). In this example, Boroditsky is comparing how people who speak different languages describe and analyze events....   [tags: Mind, Cognition, Thought, Language]

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Nanotechnology Presents Significant Risk to Health and the Environment

- Nanotechnology presents significant risk to health and the environment. Discuss. Nanotechnology Nanotechnology is considered a new technology and it has a wide field of applications for example, medicine, industrial, and energy application. Being a new technology we don’t know much of the risks and safety of its applications. In this paper I will be discussing three fields, medicine, industrial, and energy nanotechnology and the potential risks they hold. Because they’re recent, the applications of nanotechnology may concern some people regarding the safety of its usage and the risks it holds to health and the environment....   [tags: potential risks inmedicine, industry, energy]

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Kodak Gladly Presents Ektar 100 Color Film

- One fine, beautiful day there was a little boy just waking up to realize that today was his birthday. He ran out of his bedroom and jumped on his mom’s bed screaming, “Wake up Mommy, today is my birthday!” So she slowly woke up thinking about the day ahead of her and suddenly everything she thought about was ruined. She forgot to buy a camera for her son’s birthday. This was not good because the party starts in a couple hours and how is she suppose to capture one of her son’s greatest moments in his life....   [tags: photography, advertisements, ]

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From The Divine Comedy, Dante Presents Inferno

- ... The groups then engage in a battle by using weights as their weapons. The greedy souls push the weights across the floor to the midpoint of the circle by using their chests. After they push the weights to the midpoint, each group of sinners ragingly shout back and forth to one another about the sins that they have committed. The punishment for this circle of hell is justified because it symbolizes that these souls will selfishly stop at nothing in order to get the prosperity that they so desperately desire....   [tags: Divine Comedy, Hell, Inferno, Seven deadly sins]

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Vultures and Presents from My Aunts in Pakistan Poem Comparison

- In the poems ‘presents from my aunts in Pakistan’, by Monica Alve, and ‘Vultures’ by Chinua Achebe, there is a use of colour, powerful imagery, various techniques and possible connotations to emphasise the particular setting, or the feelings of the particular person, and to also highlight the two sides in each poem. In ‘Presents from my aunts in Pakistan.’ Monica begins the poem in a vivid manner, causing vibrant images to immediately form in my head. Through the words ‘peacock blue’, and the simile ‘glistening like an orange split open’ I am figuratively told that she is attracted to the flamboyant traditions of Asian culture, however she goes on to say ‘bangles snapped, drew blood.’ This e...   [tags: Monica Alve, Chinua Achebe poetry]

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How Author Jamila Gavin Presents Different Types of Discrimination in ‘The Wheel of Surya

- Jamila Gavin presents a wide range of discrimination in ‘ The Wheel of Surya’. She portrays an accurate and realistic use of discrimination during the post and pre partition of India, the time period in which the book is set. This essay explores the different types of discrimination and the ways in which they are presented. When Marvinder and Jaspal arrive in England they are met with a “ bleak and blasted landscape ”. Not only do they find themselves in an unfamiliar land alone and surrounded by strangers they also encounter unprovoked discrimination....   [tags: Discrimination, Wheel of Surya, Jamila Gavin, ]

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Analysis of the Poem Presents from My Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alvi

- “Presents from my aunts in Pakistan” is a poem written by Moniza Alvi. The poem talks about the melee of living in two different cultures. Throughout the poem the writer depicts her puzzlement and frustration of being torn between two cultures. Moniza Alvi explains her awareness of all the challenges that she will undergo for being multicultural. After receiving presents from her aunts, Alvi realizes that she didn’t know much about her other half Pakistani culture. She only needs to know who she really is....   [tags: culture, themes, ideas, life]

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Organization Effectiveness: Changing Media Landscape Presents Unique Challenge to Newspaper Managers

- In the movie Citizen Kane (1941), Orson Welles plays Charles Foster Kane, the owner of a financially struggling newspaper. Kane shows little concern as his newspaper continually loses money: I did lose a million dollars last year. I expect to lose a million dollars this year. I expect to lose a million dollars next year. You know, Mr. Thatcher, at the rate of a million dollars a year, I'll have to close this place in 60 years. (Welles) In the world of Citizen Kane, economic losses do not equate to a loss of newspaper effectiveness; in the modern world, they do....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Developmental Plasticity And Evolution, West Eberhard Presents `` Six Points Of Confusion And Controversy

- ... Often, these donors are found in dietary supplements including: B12, choline, and betaine (Wolff et al 1998). A lack of these nutrients can have a profound impact on an organisms phenotype. In mice, the un-methylated agouti locus produces pheomelanin which leads to a yellow coat color. Mice with this yellow coat color have other phenotypic effects including: obesity, diabetes, and increased tumorigenesis (Wolff et al 1998). Mice with a methylated locus, produce more eumelanin and do not have these adverse effects....   [tags: DNA, Gene, Evolution, Developmental biology]

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Explain the way in which Duffy presents the strengths and limitations

- Explain the way in which Duffy presents the strengths and limitations of language in two poems. When drawing from both 'Warming Her Pearls' and 'Selling Manhattan' , it is evident that Carol Anne Duffy maintains a certain avant-garde approach to the vast array of possibilities that language presents. She acutely exposes the ambiguity that language holds in its meanings, presenting the reader with endless connotations to consider. Duffy also draws attention to its inability to fully express the extent of human emotions....   [tags: English Literature]

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Discussion of the Way The Writer Presents The Character Of Jed Parry

- Discussion of the Way The Writer Presents The Character Of Jed Parry Works Cited Missing McEwan uses a variety of literary devices and language techniques to present the character of Jed Parry. In the first ten chapters of 'Enduring Love,' we see the gradual character delineation of Parry, where McEwan drip-feeds the reader with short physical descriptions and gives snippets of Parry's actions, placed purposely at crucial points within the plot....   [tags: Papers]

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Consider the ways in which the Miller presents John the Carpenter in

- Consider the ways in which the Miller presents John the Carpenter in The Miller's Tale. In your answer you should pay particular attention; - Vocabulary and style - Form - Any other features of language you consider to be important John the Carpenter is a character who Chaucer uses to make an example of someone who is extremely gullible. To some extent, the nature of which he is gullible can often be unbelievable because some of the things he does are of a farcical nature; "Y-geten us thise kneeding-tubbes three, Than shaltou hang hem in the roof full hye" The Carpenter is a central character in the plot because he is the person who the majority of the 'jokes' and farces are based upo...   [tags: English Literature]

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The Character of Richard III as Shakespeare Presents Him to Us

- The Character of Richard III as Shakespeare Presents Him to Us Shakespeare presents Richard to us in a very negative way. Richard is portrayed as an evil person who is attracted to the power that the throne could bring him and would take whatever risk is necessary. Driven by his need for power he manipulates and murders his way to the throne. Richard shows himself as a manipulator right from the start of the play. He tricks Clarence and makes him think that he has nothing to do with his arrest....   [tags: Papers]

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How Shakespeare Presents the Falling in Love of Ferdinand and Miranda

- How Shakespeare Presents the Falling in Love of Ferdinand and Miranda The concept of the relationship between Miranda and Ferdinand is one of the fundamental aspects of the play. In relation to the plot itself, the eventual idea that the pair will eventually end up together is part of Prospero's 'big plan', as it were. Shakespeare not only presents their falling in love and relationship as an important part of the make up of his play, but also uses the two characters to bring up a number of different concepts and themes, in addition to showing the audience the internal struggle Prospero faces and as a means to look more closely at the character of the 'protagonist...   [tags: Papers]

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How Shakespeare Presents the Theme of Love in Romeo and Juliet

- How Shakespeare Presents the Theme of Love in Romeo and Juliet Works Cited Missing Shakespeare presents the theme of love in different ways for each of the characters and for some, such as Romeo, Shakespeare's portrayal of this theme changes as the play progresses. Shakespeare's first portrayal of the theme of love is in the first act when Romeo is talking of his love for Rosaline with Benvolio....   [tags: Papers]

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Review of Presents From my Aunts in Pakistan

- Review of Presents From my Aunts in Pakistan The subject of the poem "Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan" is that, a girl who was born in Pakistan and who has been growing up in England in an English way of life. One day when she was aware that she is going to get some gifts from her beloved aunts living in Pakistan she expected to get some ordinary western style of clothes I.e. denim and corduroy, but unfortunately she received some Pakistani styled clothes I.e. salwar kameez, Indian jewellery and sarees....   [tags: Papers]

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In Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen presents a number of relationships

- In Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen presents a number of relationships in early 19th century England Pride and Prejudice essay “How does Jane Austen present the pleasures and problems of love and relationships in early 19th century England in Pride and Prejudice” In Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen presents a number of relationships in early 19th century England. One of the main relationships is between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy. Elizabeth is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Bennet who are a part of a well off country family who own Longbourn estate and Mr Darcy is a very rich landowner....   [tags: English Literature]

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An Exploration of the Way Shakespeare Presents Madness in Hamlet

- An Exploration of the Way Shakespeare Presents Madness in Hamlet Does Shakespeare intend to present Hamlet and Ophelia as insane. This is a question which has baffled English literary critics for more than 400 years. There is still no definite answer, and throughout the play there are numerous points where you stop and wonder whether Hamlet and Ophelia are sane or not. They both change dramatically from one scene to another, often drastically. Although in my opinion, Hamlet is not crazy at all, he is merely forced to act insane to avenge his fathers’ death....   [tags: Papers]

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Compare the ways in which the poet presents people in night of the

- Compare the ways in which the poet presents people in night of the scorpion and one other poem. Night of the scorpion is a poem about a woman getting stung by a scorpion and the events that follow it. The poem two scavengers… is about the comparison between two garbage men and a couple going to work. Although the two poems sound totally different, they both convey the message about equality in society. In night of the scorpion the people are peasants. They are religious people. The crowd of peasants have a different religious belief than us....   [tags: English Literature]

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Exploring the Community Friel Presents in Act I of "Translations"

- Up to act one, Friel presents us with a tight knit and well-bonded community of people. People bonded by their nationality, culture and language. This of course is extremely ironic (Friel uses irony quite heavily in this play, for example the fact that Jimmy-Jack is called the "infant prodigy", he is in-fact in his late sixties. His name indicates that he has always been at the same precocious level of ability and he is unlikely to advance any further), the fact that the whole play is about the English renaming most of Ireland for conveniences sake....   [tags: European Literature]

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The Way In Which Shakespeare Presents Women In Othello

- The Way In Which Shakespeare Presents Women In Othello The concept of equality between the sexes would have seemed very foreign to most in Shakespeare's day. It was believed that he created Adam first, and Eve; she was created specifically to give him comfort, and was to be secondary to him, to obey him and to accept her lesser status. A dominant woman was unnatural, and was almost seen as a disease. We can see that Shakespeare didn't necessarily believe this, by looking at the role of women in other plays of Shakespeare's....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The Ways in Which Shakespeare Presents and Uses Revenge in Hamlet

- The Ways in Which Shakespeare Presents and Uses Revenge in Hamlet Hamlet is play written by William Shakespeare that follows the dramatic conventions of revenge in the Elizabethan theatre. Looking back in history Greeks started to perform revenge plays that influenced Seneca a roman writer who inspired all tragedy writers in that time including Shakespeare. Shakespeare been very much inspired he managed to incorporate most conventions of revenge in the play hamlet, and by so doing it has merged to be one of the greatest revenge story and a great typical example of one....   [tags: Papers]

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How Shakespeare Presents the Idea of Contrast in Romeo and Juliet

- How Shakespeare Presents the Idea of Contrast in Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is one of first tragedies Shakespeare wrote yet one of the most enjoyable plays. One of the reasons that it is so enjoyable is because Shakespeare uses so much contrast throughout the whole play. He contrasts themes, characters, language and structure to make the play exciting and keep the audience on their toes. Some of the main contrasting ideas are life and death, love and death and light and dark....   [tags: Free Romeo and Juliet Essays]

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How Ayckbourn Presents the Character of Rosemary in Mother Figure

- An Explanation Of How Ayckbourn presents the character of Rosemary in Mother Figure. In Ayckbourn’s play ‘Mother Figure’, Rosemary is the wife of Terry, an obnoxious sexist male who evidently wears the trousers in their marriage. Rosemary meets Lucy a strong-minded mother who pushes the confident, more outspoken Rosemary forward. The two women come very close in a short amount of time. It soon becomes apparent that there is trouble in the marriage of Terry and Rosemary and adjustments are required for the relationship to continue to survive much longer....   [tags: English Literature]

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An Exploration of the Ways Shakespeare Presents the Character Claudius

- An Exploration of the Ways Shakespeare Presents the Character Claudius From Claudius’s first speech the audience gains the impression the character is political and educated. Shakespeare uses metaphorical language to emphasis this. Claudius’s first speech in the script is full of metaphorical language, and it shows a manipulating, persuasive character who can convince a kingdom that it was perfectly acceptable for him to marry his brother’s wife just a few weeks after his death....   [tags: Papers]

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How Mary Shelley Presents the Monster in Frankenstein

- How Mary Shelley Presents the Monster in Frankenstein Throughout my essay, I am going to explain and show the ways and techniques that Mary Shelley uses to present the monster through the novel. I will also describe how wee feel about the monster at various stages in the novel, and how our views and understanding of him may have changed. I will begin with a brief introduction to Mary Shelley herself, and how she was brought up, as I think this has had a big influence on her writing in 'Frankenstein'....   [tags: Mary Shelley Gothic Literature Essays]

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How William Shakespeare Presents Othello in Act 1

- How William Shakespeare Presents Othello in Act 1 Shakespeare successfully creates ambiguity in his portrayal of Othello's character. He is seen as a man of opposing qualities and is presented as both an animalistic and intensly passionate foreigner, as well as a trusted, noble and honourable General in the Venetian army. Shakespeare was interested in the whole question of actors playing roles where they could convince an audience that they were something they were not such as a saint or a woman....   [tags: Papers]

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How Hamlet Presents Its Female Characters

- How Hamlet Presents Its Female Characters Hamlet is said to be one of the most discussed works of literature in the world. Shakespeare has generally presented strong women in his plays; for example Lady Macbeth, Portia and Rosaline. This may have been influenced by his personal life, as his wife Ann Hathaway, was eight years his senior. However the women in Hamlet have weaknesses, both Gertrude and Ophelia show compassion and neither are ruthless in their attitudes and actions, however ruthlessness is not always a strength in women....   [tags: Papers]

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Compare the ways in which Donne presents the experience of love in ‘The Sun Rising’ and ‘The Good Morrow’

- In both ‘The Sun Rising’ and ‘The Good Morrow’ Donne presents the experience of love, in a typical Metaphysical style, to engage his reader through sharing his own experiences. These poems show distinctive characteristics of Metaphysical poems which involve colloquial diction, drawing inventive imagery from unconventional sources, passionately analysing relationships and examining feelings. Donne presents the experience of love through conceits, Metaphysical wit, language techniques and imagery, in a confident tone using logical argument....   [tags: Poetry Analysis, Compare, Contrast]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Houellebecq Presents ' By Teen Marriage And Arranged Unions As Common Among Muslims

- ... Indeed, attitudes towards polygyny, arranged marriages and teen marriage tend to be more negative than positive among Muslims as highlighted by a 2002 Gallup poll. For instance, 80 percent of Lebanese Muslims disapprove of polygyny and 81 percent of reject arranged marriages (Gallup). Similarly, 61 percent of Jordanian men and 80 percent of Jordanian women disapprove of polygyny while 93 percent of Jordanian men and 89 percent of Jordanian women disapprove of arranged marriages (Gallup). Moreover, Turkey and Tunisia, which are majority Muslim countries, prohibited polygyny respectively in 1926 and 1954....   [tags: Islam, Pakistan, Marriage, Indonesia]

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Hearty Gifts such as the Della and Jim´s in The Gift of the Magi

- The story of “The Gift of the MAGI” by O. Henry is about a couple, Della and Jim, who trying to make each other happy by buying gift in Christmas day. Unfortunately, they are very poor, and the only valuable things they have are Della’s beautiful hair and Jim’s gold watch. Since Della does not have enough money to buy Jim a gift, she sells her hair. After shopping in too many places, Della buys Jim a chain for his watch. She is sad for her hair, but happy that she could get him a gift, and she hopes that Jim likes him with a short hair....   [tags: Friendship, Presents]

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Comparing Search for my Tongue and Presents From My Aunts in Pakistan

- Comparing Search for my Tongue and Presents From My Aunts in Pakistan The writer, Moniza Alvi, reveals her past in her poem Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan. The poem shows the reader her feelings for Pakistan, the country she was born in. The line "of no fixed nationality" sums up the mood of the poem, that because she lives in England, speaks English but is from Pakistan, she does not seem to belong anywhere. The poem Search for my Tongue, written by Sujata Bhatt, is similar to Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan, The line "I thought I spit it out" refers to the metaphor the whole poem is based on, that to speak two languages, to be a part of two cultures, is j...   [tags: Papers]

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Compare the two poems, Presents from my aunts in Pakistan and

- Compare the two poems, Presents from my aunts in Pakistan and Search for my tongue. Both poems shows people thinking about their roots and how each poem conveys their thoughts and feelings. In this essay I will be evaluating two poems from different cultures and traditions. Both poems 'Search for my tongue' and 'presents from my aunts in Pakistan' are about true identity and searching for your roots. 'Presents from my aunts in Pakistan' is mainly about a girl who is of mixed race and how she describes the gifts of clothes and jewellery sent to her in England by her Pakistani relatives....   [tags: English Literature:]

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Search For My Tongue and Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan

- Search For My Tongue and Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan The first poem “Search” focuses on less visual effects such as language. She writes the beginning and of the poem in English but the middle is made up of Gujerati. Even though we cannot tell what the writing means it doesn’t matter because we still get the same effect from it, the almost angriness and distress from the poet, Sujata Bhatt . The other poem “Presents” uses visual items like clothes to show the difference in cultures: “my costume clung to me I was aflame.” Moniza Alvi sees her Pakistani clothes as a “costume” rather than normal clothes....   [tags: Poems Poetry Essays]

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A Comparison of Search for My Tongue and Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan

- A Comparison of Search for My Tongue and Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan Search for my tongue and Presents from my aunt in Pakistan are two poems that explore from a personal viewpoint what is like to grow up in unfamiliar and different culture. Both poems consider the conflict that exits when a person tries to fit into a new culture. Search for my tongue considers what it is like when you feel you are losing your culture while presents from my aunt in Pakistan considers how to regain ones culture....   [tags: Papers]

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Exploring the Way Shakespeare Presents the Motives for Brutus Killing Caesar

- Exploring the Way Shakespeare Presents the Motives for Brutus Killing Caesar Shakespeare has presented Brutus as a brave courageous man who is very loyal and patriotic to Rome. Brutus even claims he would rather die and lose his honour that see Rome collapse. “If it ought to be for general good, I’d set honour in one eye and death I’th other I will look on both indifferently”. Shakespeare presents him as a man so loyal to Rome he would kill a man he loves, Caesar, for it. Cassius tries to convince Brutus that Caesar is not physically strong enough, and is weaker than Cassius and Brutus....   [tags: Papers]

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To show how Charles Dickens presents Good and Evil characters

- To show how Charles Dickens presents Good and Evil characters In the beginning of the Victorian period many children (orphans) were forced to turn to crime mainly because the children in the workhouse were mistreated and abused. Another reason is many people were migrating, which resulted to a growth in the population, which left many children homeless. Charles Dickens has based his novel, 'Oliver Twist' on this. He compares Oliver with what life was like for boys in the 18th Century. Throughout the story Oliver encounters many evil characters and a few virtuous characters....   [tags: English Literature]

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How Thomas Hardy Presents Women in His Short Stories

- How Hardy Presents Women in His Short Stories Thomas Hardy wrote about society in the mid 1800's and his tales have rural settings in the fictional name he gave to the South-West of England, Wessex. The short stories reflect this time and the author also demonstrates the class division in rural society - rich and poor - and the closeness of the communities. Almost everyone belonged to the 'labouring classes' and worked on the land. People of around 150 years ago were very superstitious and marriage was important....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Act two then presents a quarrelsome Edward, as he refuses to perform

- Act two then presents a quarrelsome Edward, as he refuses to perform even more kingly duties. Scotland has captured Mortimer What techniques does Marlowe use to engage audience’s interest in the first two acts of the play. Marlowe studied the Bible and the Reformation theologians as well as philosophy and history at Corpus Christi College; Cambridge for six years but instead of continuing and taking holy orders, Marlowe went to London and became a dramatist. He made important friends such as Sir Walter Raleigh....   [tags: English Literature]

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Holmes presents us with a world view that is imminently sane, secure

- Holmes presents us with a world view that is imminently sane, secure and predictable - the very antithesis of what Doyle found in his own life and what we often find in ours. Sherlock Holmes Coursework (rough draft) Q. What writing techniques that Sherlock Holmes utilized made his stories so popular in the 1890s What I can tell you about his style is that Conan Doyle writes in a very baroque style, that I had some difficulty following, but when analyzed I can tell you everything you need to know about what he used to make his writing distinct at that time Holmes presents us with a world view that is imminently sane, secure and predictable - the very antithesis of what Doyle found in his...   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The two Duffy poems I have chosen to compare the way she presents

- The two Duffy poems I have chosen to compare the way she presents the speaker’s relationship with the person she is speaking to are Havisham and Elvis Twin Sister. Havisham is in a form of a monologue. Choose two Duffy Poems. Compare the way she presents the speaker’s relationship with the person she is speaking to (or about) Most of Carol Ann Duffy’s poems are about love, but that does not always mean that they contain positive connotations. Some contain positive where as quite a few of them have negative....   [tags: English Literature]

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Blessing’ by Imtiaz Darker and Presents From Pakistan by Moniza Alva

- Blessing’ by Imtiaz Darker and Presents From Pakistan by Moniza Alva. The two poems are similar because they both give a different view about culture and religion. The two poems are about southwest Asian Comparison – ‘Blessing’ vs. ‘Presents From Pakistan’ I am going to compare 2 poems, which are called ‘Blessing’ by Imtiaz Darker and ‘Presents From Pakistan’ by Moniza Alva. The two poems are similar because they both give a different view about culture and religion. The two poems are about southwest Asian countries....   [tags: English Literature]

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How William Shakespeare Presents Katherine and Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew

- How William Shakespeare Presents Katherine and Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew" shows the two sisters, Katherine and Bianca, as complete contrasts to eachother. He uses various techniques to achieve this effect. Many of these techniques are the same for both sisters; however their outcomes are different, therefore creating two completely different characters. We first see some of these techniques in action in Act I scene 1 when Kate and Bianca are first introduced....   [tags: Papers]

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How Athol Fugard Presents Personal and Political Conflict in the Opening Scene of The Island

- How Athol Fugard Presents Personal and Political Conflict in the Opening Scene of The Island Athol fugard presents the opening scene in a number of ways. The play is all about contrasts in personal and political conflict. The Island was written by Fugard to show the situation between whites and blacks in South Africa. When the play was first preformed it was more like a political play, but audiences see it as based more on the human spirit. After the apartheid had finished the play was more about how people overcame pressure and stress....   [tags: Papers]

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How Browning Presents the Idea of Love in The Laboratory and My Last Duchess

- How Browning Presents the Idea of Love in The Laboratory and My Last Duchess Robert Browning was born into a wealthy family in 1812 in the suburbs of London. His education was a fusion of private instruction and formal schooling. Browning's Father was the owner of a large library of thousands of books, this helped Browning gain an immense literary knowledge. Browning was intelligent and he cultivated a taste for books and he learned numerous languages. Browning had a cultured and intellectual outlook on life....   [tags: Papers]

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How Shakespeare Presents Love and the Problems of Love in Romeo and Juliet

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Discuss the way in which the following passage presents Paddy Clarke's

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How Shakespeare Presents the Encounter between Ferdinand and Miranda from Lines 450-499

- How Shakespeare Presents the Encounter between Ferdinand and Miranda from Lines 450-499 The encounter between Miranda and Ferdinand in lines 450-499 of The Tempest is presented using three characters, Miranda, Ferdinand, and Prospero. Miranda and Ferdinand have fallen in love at first sight to Prospero’s delight, though he doesn’t want them to fall in love too quickly or interfere with his plans, so he lies to Miranda about Ferdinand’s unworthiness and then charms Ferdinand from moving....   [tags: Papers]

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How Wilfred Owen Presents the Horror of War in Dulce et Decorum est

- How Wilfred Owen Presents the Horror of War in Dulce et Decorum est In the First World War people wanted the young men to go to war, but no-one really knew about conditions of the fighting in the war. Wilfred Owen was one of the people who wanted to tell the public what war was really was like. He tried to do that through his poetry. One of his poems "Dulce et decorum est" shows the horror of war very well. We know that Wilfred Owen really does know what he's talking about as he served through most of the war and died shortly before the armistice....   [tags: Papers]

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How McEwan Presents Ideas about Memory and Recall in Enduring Love

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How Thomas Hardy Presents the Tragedy of the Sinking of the Titanic in the Poem The Convergence of the Twain

- How Thomas Hardy Presents the Tragedy of the Sinking of the Titanic in the Poem The Convergence of the Twain On the fateful day of April 1912, the great ship known as the Titanic collided into an enormous Iceberg. Down went the colossal ship and so did the rich, famous and all their valuable goods. The reports of people drowning were in all of the newspapers but not in one of them was there anything about what happened to the ship under the sea. In Hardy's poem, there is nothing about what happened to passengers on the huge liner but instead he has described (in his point of view) the ship under the sea and the sea creatures that pass by....   [tags: Papers]

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A Consideration of the Way Shakespeare Presents and Develops the Theme of Blindness in King Lear

- A Consideration of the Way Shakespeare Presents and Develops the Theme of Blindness in King Lear Introduction ============ Throughout ‘King Lear’, Shakespeare uses the play’s characters to make judgements on society using blindness as a metaphor that runs through the play. He does this in a number of ways portraying characters that can be fooled by others’ flattery, or are easily manipulated or deceived, or simply have a lack of wisdom. As well as the horrific physical blinding of Gloucester, blindness is used as a metaphor for characters’ lack of insight, moral blindness, and a lack of perception into other’s needs and interests....   [tags: Papers]

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How Priestley Presents His Ideas To An Audience In Act One Of An Inspector Calls

- How Priestley Presents His Ideas To An Audience In Act One Of An Inspector Calls Although J. B. Priestley was born many years after the ancient Greek civilisation produced some of its great literature, he still decided to use a similar way in which there greatest and therefore probably the greatest philosophers conveyed there ideological views, opinions and philosophies about society. He decided to utilise similar techniques as Plato and his famous student Aristotle and write a play-script about his views on society....   [tags: Papers]

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How Golding Presents the Decline from Civilisation to Savagery in Lord of the Flies

- How Golding Presents the Decline from Civilisation to Savagery in Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies is the name given to the inner beast, to which only Simon ever actually speaks. As Simon's waits for the beast's arrival near the bloody sow's head on the stake (buzzing with flies), The Lord of the Flies speaks to him, warning him not to get in its way or else he shall be killed by the boys. The Lord of the Flies name comes from the sow's head and the countless flies buzzing about it, which soon move from the sow's head to swarm around the head of Simon as the Lord of the Flies tells him, "I'm a part of you." In biblical texts, the Lord of the Flies is the title of Beelzebub (a direct tran...   [tags: Lord of the Flies William Golding Essays]

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How Miller Presents Joe Keller as a Tragic Hero in All My Sons

- How Miller Presents Joe Keller as a Tragic Hero in All My Sons Joe Keller is a man who loves and values his family very much. Like most Americans he has given everything so he can have the big house, the fancy car and the bulging wallet. He has given everything so he can have the American Dream. Unfortunately for Keller, everything isn't as perfect as it seems. "All My Sons" is a very tragic play. It shows how a man can sacrifice everything including the honour of his name to make his family prosperous....   [tags: All My Sons Arthur Miller Essays]

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Exploring the Ways in Which Shakespeare Presents Leontes and His Descents into Jealousy

- Exploring the Ways in Which Shakespeare Presents Leontes and His Descents into Jealousy Camillo and Archidamus, two loyal and committed courtiers, introduce the character of Leontes to us in the opening scene. . He is presented as a loving father to his son Mamillius, a gracious host and most of all a kind and dedicated friend to Polixenes. “There rooted betwixt them then such an affection that cannot choose but branch now”, Camillo says to emphasize the very strong foundation of their friendship....   [tags: Papers]

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Compare And Contrast The Way Plath Presents The Speaker’s Fears In Three

- Compare And Contrast The Way Plath Presents The Speaker’s Fears In Three Of The Poems That You Have Studied Sylvia Plath writes poems that are thoughtful and intriguing. They have clever and subtle suggestions that leave her poems open for interpretation by the reader. Her poems mainly have themes with either an odd or disturbing nature. The three poems I have chosen to compare and contrast are; “Mirror,” “Bluebeard” and “The Arrival of The Bee Box.” In the three poems there are several different moods that are shown throughout....   [tags: English Literature]

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How Shakespeare Presents Each Group Of Charachters In A Midsummer Night's Dream

- How Shakespeare Presents Each Group Of Charachters In A Midsummer Night's Dream The whole play revolves around four main groups: the fairies, the mechanicals, the royals and the lovers. These four groups all have their own reasons for ending up together in the same wood. The groups affect and entwine with each other. An example of this is when Bottom from the mechanicals is turned into a donkey as part of Oberon the fairy kings revenge on his wife Titania queen of the fairies....   [tags: Papers]

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How George Eliot Presents the Role of Fatherhood in Silas Marner

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How Frank Darabont Presents the Shawshank Redemption's Subtitle Hope Springs Eternal

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How Willy Russell Presents the Natureand Nurture Debate in Blood Brothers

- How Willy Russell Presents the Natureand Nurture Debate in Blood Brothers Where you live determines your future. This was very true during the time in which Willy Russell's Blood Brothers was set. It was all about the amount of money you had, what job you had and who your relatives were. It was all about how you spoke, the clothes that you wore and the school that you went too. It was all about class, but did any of this determine the kind of person you were. Are you born an intelligent, nicer individual just because you are born into upper class, or are you born a thief just because you are born into middle class....   [tags: Blood Brothers Essays]

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How Arthur Miller Presents Eddie in A View From A Bridge

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Examine how Heaney presents his relationship with his father in

- Examine how Heaney presents his relationship with his father in Digging and Follower. In the poem the Follower, the poet admires his father with all factions. The poet, Heaney, describes his father on verse 2, stanza 1 as being a very strong, well built man and classifies him as an "expert" (verse 5, stanza 2) when it comes to working in the field. In verse 10-12, stanza 3, Heaney describes his father's eye as "his eye narrowed and angled at the ground mapping the furrow exactly", this verse describes his father as if he was a sailor, carefully, watching the field as a map with a close eye making sure that everything is moving or growing the way they should be....   [tags: English Literature]

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How Shakespeare Presents Desdemona in Acts One through Four

- How Shakespeare Presents Desdemona in Acts One through Four Throughout the first four acts, Desdemona grows as a character. As the play opens, the audience only hear of her and the suspense is built. As an audience member, she does not appear to be of such importance at the beginning, but as the play proceeds, we find out more about her and her part in the twisting storyline. Desdemona’s character certainly changes through all four acts, making the audience continually question her and her true self....   [tags: Papers]

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The Media Presents Negative Role Models

- The media has a strong influence on society, both negatively and positively. So when children as young as 6 are being influenced by celebrities such as Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, and Britney Spears; we as a society have lost site in what it is to be a positive influence. Kathleen Deveny and Raina Kelly raised awareness in their article “Girls Gone Bad?” which depicts the bad behavior and influences set by celebrities such as Hilton, Lohan, and Spears have any long term affects on young women. Are young women so riveted to the highlights of these celebrities and the media that surrounds their lifestyle that, as Deveny and Kelly boldly puts it, we are raising ‘prosti-tots’....   [tags: argumentative essay]

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Views on Different Cultures Presented in Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan and Search For My Tongue

- Views on Different Cultures Presented in Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan and Search For My Tongue For my essay I am going to compare 'Search For My Tongue' by Sujata Bhatt and 'Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan' by Moniza Alvi. 'Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan' is autobiographical. It is set in England where the author talks about and describes the presents that she receives from her Aunts who live in Pakistan. 'Search for my Tongue' is written while living in Germany but during her life Sujata Bhatt has had to speak three different languages....   [tags: Papers]

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A Comparison of Two Poems Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alvi and Search for my Tongue by Sujata Bhatt

- A Comparison of Two Poems Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alvi and Search for my Tongue by Sujata Bhatt In this essay, I will be showing you how the writers use their own poetic devices within their work to their advantage and how the poets have used different themes to overcome in their own poems. To begin this essay, I will be presenting to you how Alvi and Bhatt have used different viewpoints within their poems to put across their message to the reader. In the poem 'Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan', Alvi chooses to present her work in the narrative viewpoint of the first person, reducing the chance of her poem being a conversational one....   [tags: Papers]

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Arrival of Things from Another Culture in Hurricane hits England and Presents from my Aunts in Pakistan

- In ‘hurricane hits England’ (hurricane) by Grace Nichols the arrival of the hurricane challenges the thoughts of the poet, she is initially from the Caribbean but now live in Sussex, until the arrival of the hurricane she has not felt at home in England. This is similar to ‘presents from my Aunts in Pakistan’ (presents) by Moniza Alvi, she also has roots from another country and now lives in England. The arrival of presents from the Pakistan culture challenges her thinking, as does the hurricane to Nichols....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt, Hurricane Hits England by Grace Nichols and Presents from Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alzi

- Search For My Tongue by Sujata Bhatt, Hurricane Hits England by Grace Nichols and Presents from Aunts in Pakistan by Moniza Alzi 'Search For My Tongue', by Sujata Bhatt is a forceful poem describing her experience of being caught between two cultures. This poem expresses how she feels that she has lost her mother tongue while speaking the foreign language within which she now lives, but in her dreams it grows back. Similarly, 'Hurricane Hits England', by Grace Nichols describes how she felt alone in England, a foreign country to her, and the delight when the hurricane struck as it brought back memories of her origin....   [tags: Papers]

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How Shakespeare Dramatically Presents Power and Authority in the Relationship Between Men and Women in Much Ado About Nothing

- How Shakespeare Dramatically Presents Power and Authority in the Relationship Between Men and Women in Much Ado About Nothing One of the key explorations of power and authority in “Much Ado About Nothing” is the relationship between Hero and Leonato as father and daughter. The play was written in Elizabethan England, and social attitudes of the period, together with long standing tradition, influence Shakespeare’s portrayal of the “proper” relationship between father and daughter, and duty they owed to each other....   [tags: Papers]

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